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DEXTER
VFW PUBLIC BENEFIT SUPPER: The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4298/Auxiliary will be hosting a benefit supper on Friday, March 3rd from 5 to 6:30 PM. The menu includes chop suey, garlic bread, salad, drinks and a dessert. This event is a fundraiser to bring the The Moving Wall, which is a traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans National Memorial located in Washington DC to Dexter. The supper will be located at the VFW Post at 20 Cedar Street. For more information, contact David at 270-0286.
DDATT MEETING:
DDATT (Dexter Dover Area Towns in Transition) will sponsor their first Friday meeting on Friday, March 3rd at 6 PM. The meeting will be held in the Abbott Memorial Library. The topic will address the most important issues facing the community if fossil fuels become increasingly harder to get. A brainstorming session using the Open Space Method (utilized by NASA among other organizations) will try to answer the questions raised by participants and come up with possible solutions that fit the particular concerns of local communities. For more information contact 277-4221.
DOVER-FOXCROFT
NAMI SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Family and Friends Support Group meets the last Tuesday of every month. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 28th from 6:30 to 8 PM in the Borestone Room at Mayo Regional Hospital. For more information contact 924-7903.
CURE FOR ADDICTION MEETING:
There will be a cure for addiction meeting held on Mondays from 6 to 7 PM. The next meeting will take place on Monday, February 27th. The meeting will be held at the Calvary Chapel Maine Highlands at 48 Morton Avenue. Everyone affected by any addiction is welcome to attend. For more information contact 564-9058.
GRIEF CARE SUPPORT GROUP:
A Grief Care Support Group will meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 7 to 8 PM and the 1st and 3rd Saturday from 10 to 11 AM. The next meetings are scheduled for Wednesday, March 1st and Wednesday, March 15th. Then again on Saturday, March 4th and Saturday, March 18th. The meetings will be held at the Calvary Chapel Maine Highlands at 48 Morton Avenue, Suite E. For more information contact 717-8750.
PITTSFIELD
CABIN FEVER AUCTION: The First Congregational Church of Pittsfield will be holding their Cabin Fever Auction on Saturday, March 4th at 10 AM with auctioneer Anthony Collins. Items can be previewed at 8 AM on the morning of the auction. The auction will be held in Memorial Hall at the church, located at 132 Somerset Avenue. The church is located on Somerset Avenue. A snow date has been set for Saturday, March 11th. For more information, contact Kerma at 416-7522 or pittscong@myfairpoint.net.
MEN’S BREAKFAST:
There will be a men's breakfast held at the Calvary Baptist Church on 573 Main Street the first Saturday of every month. The next breakfast will take place on Saturday, March 4th. The breakfast will be served at 8 AM. Men of all ages are welcome to attend.
FALL/WINTER PLAY GROUP:
A fall and winter play group will be held on the first Wednesdays of the month at the Pittsfield Public Library. The next group will meet on Wednesday, March 1st from 10:15 to 11:45 AM. This group is for children and caregivers, including parents. There will be activities, games, healthy snacks plus more. This group is sponsored by Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (KVCAP). For more information contact Anne at 859-2521, Kristen at 859-2520 or the library at 487-5880.
CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT:
The American Legion Post #32 of Pittsfield will be hosting a Cribbage Tournament on the first and third Wednesdays of each month. The next tournament will be held on Wednesday, March 1st then again on Wednesday, March 15th. The tournaments begin at 6 PM and run until completion. The tournaments will be held at the Elks Club on Middle Street.
NOLAN’S H.E.R.O. FOUNDATION CONCERT/TALENT SHOW:
The Nolan’s H.E.R.O. Foundation 2nd Annual Concert and Talent Show (students only) will be held on Saturday, March 4th at 7 PM. Tickets will cost $7 for adults and $5 for students. There will also be performances by Riff Johnson, Sierra Carey and Jared Smith of The Resistance. A cash prize of $313 will be awarded for first place, $213 for second place, and $113 for third place. To register for the talent show email Ray@NolansHEROFoundation.org. Keep in mind, all registrations must be submitted by Tuesday, February 28th. The event will be held at the Pittsfield Community Theatre on 187 Main Street. Proceeds from this event to benefit Nolan’s H.E.R.O. Foundation.
CORINNA
COUNTRY MUSIC JAM: The Corinna American Legion Post #73 will have its next Country Music Jam on Friday, March 3rd at 6 PM. The Post has a new sound system that will be up and running. The Post will have meals, snacks and drinks. There will be a $25 door prize and 50/50 raffle. Everyone is welcome to come and listen or bring your instrument to jam. If you have any questions contact Steve Colbath at (207) 379-4426.
HARTLAND
PAINT NIGHT BENEFIT: Paint Night with Connie LaGross will be held on Thursday, March 9th from 6 to 8 PM. The cost will be $25 and space is limited. So, the registration and payment deadline is set for Monday, March 6th. The event will be located at the United Methodist Church at 8 Seekins Street. For more information contact 938-2025 and leave your name and number. The proceeds will benefit the church.
GUILFORD
APANTRY OF HOPE FOOD CUPBOARD: The Pantry of Hope Food Cupboard is open from 1:30 to 3:30 PM on Wednesdays. The food cupboard located at the Guilford United Methodist Church on 3 School Street supports Abbot, Blanchard, Cambridge, Guilford, Parkman, Sangerville, and Sebec Lake. For more information contact the church at 876-3372.
THRIFT SHOP HOURS:
The Guilford United Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 to 3:30 PM, and on Fridays from 9 AM to 1 PM. The thrift shop is located at the Guilford United Methodist Church on 3 School Street. For more information contact 876-3372.
FREE SOUP NIGHT:
The Guilford United Methodist Church will be holding a free soup night the last Tuesday of the month at 5:30 PM (weather permitting). The next soup night will take place on Tuesday, February 28th. The church is located at 3 School Street. For more information contact 876-3372.
COMMUNITY FITNESS FUNDRAISER:
Community Fitness will be hosting, Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra with certified Yoga Instructor, Gayle Worden on Saturday, March 4th from 9 to 10:30 AM. This class is a part of the Saturday Morning Fundraiser Series. No experience necessary, as this class takes place on the floor using blankets, blocks, bolsters and straps for comfort. Yin Yoga helps to release engery held in the joints and facilitate relaxation, while Yoga Nidra is a form of guided meditation. There is a suggested donation required of $10 for members and $15 for non-members. For more information visit www.centeryoga.vpweb.com. Community Fitness is located at 31 High Street. Community Fitness is a 501c3 non-profit with a mission to provide a fitness and community center devoted to enhancing the well being of the community and ensuring that the center and its activities are available to all, regardless of financial status, is a priority.
PINE TREE HOSPICE CAREGIVER PROGRAM:
All area caregivers are invited to attend an “It’s All About You” event on Saturday, March 4th from 10 AM to 2 PM. A lunch by Dillon Catering will be served. Pre-register for this event by calling 564-4346 or email wecare@pinetreehospice.org. The event will be held at the Guilford United Methodist Church at 3 Church Street. This free event is part of Pine Tree Hospice Caring for the Caregiver program. Caring for the Caregiver supports and educates those who are involved in the many aspects of caregiving. Pine Tree Hospice realizes the incredible worth of caregivers to the community and the Caring for the Caregiver program is designed to reflect the value on these community caregivers.
NEWPORT
FINE ARTS NIGHT: Fine Arts Night at Nokomis Regional High will be held on Tuesday, March 7th from 6 to 7:30 PM. There will be the student art show, dramatic performances, creative writing displays and musical selections. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided courtesy of the Sebasticook Valley Federal Credit Union. A snow date has been set for Thursday, March 9th. Nokomis Regional High is located at 266 Williams Road. For more information contact Karen McGrady at 368-4354 extention 139 or email: kmcgrady@rsu19.net.
GATEWAY ABC FOOD BANK:
The Gateway Pentecostal Church would like to announce that the Gateway ABC Food Bank is now open weekly to serve the community. The food bank is open Tuesdays at 11 AM and Fridays at 10:30 AM. As a reminder, a call for emergency food bank boxes outside of hours of operation and evening pick-up, needs to be pre-arranged with Melissa by calling 341-4096. Drive to the back of the church for food pick-up. The church is located at 363 Moosehead Trail. For more information contact (207) 512-5119.